Body formed to check cover-up businesses in Saudi Arabia

Body formed to check cover-up businesses in Saudi Arabia
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Updated 17 August 2020

Body formed to check cover-up businesses in Saudi Arabia

Body formed to check cover-up businesses in Saudi Arabia
  • There will be advanced levels of coordination among authorities issuing business licenses and manpower visas

RIYADH: A ministerial committee has been established to oversee the national program to combat commercial cover-up (tasattur) and to propose solutions and initiatives to eliminate the practice.

The committee, set up by royal order, shall also supervise the implementation of initiatives and develop indicators to measure the performance of all concerned authorities.

There will be advanced levels of coordination among authorities issuing business licenses and manpower visas. The order affirmed that the Saudi Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority shall undertake the task of building an index to measure the percentage of suspected cases of commercial cover-up, and updating it periodically according to the data received from concerned authorities.